SVS radar detection solution hailed in Newark

A new detection system installed in the town of Newark in Nottinghamshire is being hailed a success, replacing the previous in-road detection solution. Smart Video and Sensing says the installation of the Smartmicro UMRR11 detection system on the Lincoln Road covers multiple lanes, and meant there was no need to install conventional MOVA loop detection […]

Councils call for government action on CAZ support fund

Councillors are calling for urgent action from government to enable a vital Clean Air Zone support scheme for Tyneside taxi drivers and small businesses to go ahead. Newcastle and Gateshead councils submitted final Clean Air Zone (CAZ) proposals to government in October last year but are still waiting for ministerial approval along with details of […]

ASI Solutions signs Professional Development Partnership with IHE

ASI Solutions, the global provider of Rhinophalt asphalt preservation, has entered into a Professional Development Partnership (PDP) with the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE). This will see both organisations working together to help support the association’s mission to provide professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition, and ASI’s […]

ITS (UK) Technical Director reminds members of Forums’ knowledge sharing value

ITS (UK) members are being reminded of the value of the range of Forums offered for people to learn the latest developments in ITS, to discuss ideas and share knowledge with industry colleagues. The Society currently has 15 Forums covering active travel, connected vehicles, early careers, enforcement, freight, inclusive mobility, ITS data, maritime, mobility as […]

Sustrans report £1.7 billion in local business benefit from cycle and pathway use

Cycleways and pathways in the UK have contributed towards £1.7 billion in local business benefits according to the Sustrans Paths for everyone: Three years on report. The analysis in the report said 72% of users stated the Network is their best option for transport, with 95% of using it for exercise. The Network has also […]

Jaguar Land Rover partners with NVIDIA on AI solutions

Jaguar Land Rover has formed a multi-year strategic partnership with artificial intelligence innovators NVIDIA to jointly develop and deliver next-generation automated driving systems plus AI-enabled services and experiences for its customers. Starting in 2025, all new Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles will be built on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ software-defined platform — which they promise will […]

London Assembly pleads for cash as TfL coffers run dry

The London Assembly is reported to be making a last-ditch effort for money by pleading with the Department for Transport to agree to a long-term funding deal for Transport for London. London’s financial paper City AM quotes Caroline Pidgeon, chair of the assembly’s transport committee, saying that without a long-term financial deal the public body […]

ERTICO hosting pre-Congress webinar on transport tech advancements

In the run-up to May’s ITS European Congress in Toulouse, the organisers ERTICO – ITS Europe are planning a webinar on 23 February at 10am UK time focussing on the Congress theme Next-generation Solutions. ERTICO says experts will discuss the extraordinary lengths that they go to, in order to break down barriers and produce advancements […]

Improvement work to Leamington Spa Station is right on track

Work starts this month on a near £2m redevelopment of Leamington Spa station forecourt, which is due to be ready in time to welcome thousands of Commonwealth Games visitors in July. The renewal and refurbishment of the station entrance and pedestrian underpass will promote active travel and sustainable transport options, making it easier for train […]

Revamp for Salford’s iconic Chapel Street

Salford’s Chapel Street is set for a £4 million revamp as part of new cycling and walking measures. It’s all designed to ‘transform a section of Chapel Street into an attractive and people focused route’, transport bosses have said. The money is coming from the Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund (MCF), a £5.4 million […]


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